How to Apply - Part-time

Do you want to take just a few courses and are not interested in earning a degree? Part-time students can take up to 11 credits per semester, attend classes, and enjoy the vibrant learning atmosphere on campus. The following documents must be submitted:

Application for Part - Time Status

Students interested in applying to AUBG as part-time, non-degree students, must complete an application form for Admission for Part-Time status. All applicants must meet AUBG’s basic requirement for English language proficiency and provide evidence of academic attainment appropriate to the purpose for which they desire to enroll at AUBG. Print and submit the Part-Time Application Form.


First year applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average based on a 4.0 system, or the equivalent, evident from their high school diploma or high school leaving certificate. For applicants who have not graduated from high school yet, the Cumulative GPA should be calculated on their high school transcript.

Bulgarian high school diplomas are considered as true copies if certified by a notary. Non-Bulgarian diplomas are considered true copies if certified by an Apostille. Information about the Hague Convention on legalization of foreign public documents is available at:

Applicants who do not hold a high school diploma at the time of applying must present an official high school transcript or record for the last three years of secondary school study. Transcripts are considered official if they bear an official high school stamp and the signature of the high school principal. Academic transcripts should include the school’s contact information. Records must list the subjects taken, grades earned or examination results in each subject and certificates or diplomas with a calculated annual grade point average (GPA). The documents could be either in English, Bulgarian or Russian.

Copies must be signed, sealed, translated by a sworn translator, notarized and mailed.

English Proficiency Test

Arrange to have your official TOEFL score sent by ETS to the AUBG Admissions Office. The AUBG institutional code is 2451. Please note that AUBG does not accept personal score reports or photocopies. Your TOEFL must be less than two years old.

To register for TOEFL please visit

English Proficiency Test
Required Minimum

IBTInternet Based TOEFL



rPDT - Revised Paper-Delivered TOEFL 60

IELTSInternational English Language Testing System

Cambridge English (FCE, CAE, CPE) - reported on Cambridge Englisg Scale 180

ECPEExamination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English


PTE AcademicPearson Test of English


DET - Duolingo English Test 105
International Baccalaureate (IB) -

IB English A: Literature and English  (HL)
IB English A: Language and Literature

IB English A: Literture (HL)
IB English A; Literature (SL)
IB English B (HL)

More on IB at AUBG

Advanced Placement – AP English Language &
or AP Literature & Composition
SAT R Reading 32
ACT English 25
High School in English – See High School English waiver

Test preparation is available from our partner English language centers.

Recommended Deadlines

Completed applications should be received by the AUBG Admissions Office:

  • June 1 for Fall semester
  • November 1 for Spring semester

Contact us, if you have any questions concerning your application.

Admission Decision

The American University in Bulgaria follows a rolling admission notification plan and the Admissions Committee notifies students in a timely fashion. Since the Admissions Committee’s decision is considered confidential, an official letter is sent to the student at the mailing address stated in the application form, within four weeks after all required documents are received at the AUBG Admissions Office.

Note: AUBG can only support student visas for full-time students.

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